What works for disconnected young people: a scan of the evidence

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Author: Treskon, Louisa


This paper was commissioned by the Youth Transition Funders Group in 2015. The purpose was to conduct a scan of the current state of the evidence regarding what works in helping disconnected young people, defined as the population of young people ages 16 to 24 who are not connected to work or school. To prepare the paper, MDRC conducted a literature review of relevant policies and programs. To supplement what was learned from written materials, MDRC interviewed a number of practitioners in the field, including representatives from foundations, coalitions, and research organizations. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Research; Evaluation; Policy; Outcomes

Keywords: Youth at risk; Youth transitions; Youth program; Literature review; Program evaluation; Policy analysis; Policy implications; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: New York, New York: MDRC, 2016

Physical description: vii, 47 p.

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Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 123.910

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